Paul Santiago, MD

Professor of Neurological and Orthopedic Surgery
Director, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, Department of Neurosurgery
Co-director, Center for Spinal Oncology
Director, Spine Fellow in Neurosurgery

Specialties

  • Degenerative disorders of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine
  • Complex disorders of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine
  • Tumors of the spine and spinal cord
  • Radiosurgery for the management of spinal tumors

Call 314-362-3577 for Patient Appointments



Education

BSc with Honors, Biology, Stanford University 
Palo Alto, California
1986 – 1990

MD, Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
1990-1995

Residency

Intern, General Surgery 
University of Washington 
Seattle, Washington
1995-1996

Resident, Neurological Surgery 
University of Washington 
Seattle, Washington
1996-2003

Specialist Registrar, Atkinson Morley’s Hospital 
Wimbledon, London
United Kingdom
2000-2001

Fellowship

Cloister Scholar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute-NIH
Bethesda, Maryland 
1993-1994

Fellow, Minimally Invasive and Complex Spinal Surgery
University of Chicago Hospitals 
Chicago, Illinois
2002-2003


Research focus

Patient safety and quality in Neurosurgery

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Honors & leadership roles

  • Section Editor, Spine, Youmans textbook of Neurological Surgery
  • Chairman, BJH Medical Staff Performance Committe

Board certification

American Board of Neurological Surgeons (2010)


Hospital appointments

Barnes-Jewish Hospital 
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children’s Hospital